The UK Government has published guidelines on its website of how to receive support.

Support with your Income

Check what benefits and financial support you can get?

It is a simple way of answering a series of questions and at the end the site will give information based on the answers.

Follow the link here.

Applying for Carer’s allowance

  • You could get £69.70 a week if you care for someone at least 35 hours a week.
  • You do not have to be related, or
  • live with, the person you care for
  • If someone else also cares for the same person as you, only one of you can claim Carer

Follow the link here.

Check on how you can deal with your debts

If you owe people money (your creditor’s) you can make arrangements to pay your debts. Your options depend on the amount of money and assets you have.

The links for the following topics are here.

  • Breathing space (Debt respite scheme)
  • Debt management plans
  • Administration orders
  • Individual Voluntary Arrangements
  • Debt Relief Orders.